Keep Calm and Know More About Parenting!

Today, each one of us feels pressurized in performing in just about every sphere of our lives. Whether the reason is external or because of personal reasons, the fact remains that the pressure is felt no matter what. More so, parenting and raising kids into responsible human beings is one aspect where pressure is most frequently felt. Especially wherever new-borns are concerned, proper and effective care has to be given both physically as well as mentally. It is said that a baby is most comfortable in its mother’s arms; well this doesn’t mean that only a mother needs to be solely responsible for her baby, the father has to take equal responsibility as well. Though all this is easier said than done, without everybody’s contribution in that particular household, raising a child is going to be difficult to say the least!
Although there may be several guidebooks and relatives who will keep giving away free advice on how to raise your kid, be sure that you follow your own instincts but at the same time take into consideration when others have something useful to say. Until your child reaches the age of 5, make sure there are no major negative episodes that happen in front of your child, because this is the age when such things are bound to have impact at a very deep level and will definitely show its effect at a much later age and in a way one cannot really expect. So, equal importance needs to be given to the mental health of your child at all times. Parenting is not just about loving or providing materialistic comforts; it’s about giving the right care at the right time and spending as much time as possible with your child, because it is the only thing you can never get back.

Parenting styles

A parenting style is a psychological construct representing standard strategies that parents use in their child rearing. There are many differing theories and opinions on the best ways to rear children, as well as differing levels of time and effort that parents are willing to invest. Many parents create their own style from a combination of factors, and these may evolve over time as the… More

Parents Helping Parents

Parents Helping Parents is an American non-profit organization. It is based in Watertown, Massachusetts. The organization offers support groups in several dozen locations across Massachusetts. The groups meet weekly so that members can receive and give support to one another. References Susan Chaityn Lebovits (2007-12-16). “Offering a parental shoulder”. The Boston Globe. Nora Cardec (2000-09-17). “Group Helps Lessen Stress of Raising Kids”. Worcester Telegram &… More